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RE: "Think EUO, not SEO"/Google

From: The Snider's Web <lsnider@thesnidersweb.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 07:41:42 -0300
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To: "Quinn, Anthony" <anthonyq@testingcentre.com>, WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Hi Anthony,

Yes this would be the logical thing to do by Google :) I would hope that 
they would implement this-instead of just doing a blanket coverage. We will 



At 03:18 PM 6/13/2003 +1000, Quinn, Anthony wrote:

>As far as I can figure, there's an easy workaround to this. Skip links 
>generally have alt text. Couldn't a spider check the alt text and 
>determine, based on it's character count and the inclusion of certain 
>keywords (navigation, skip, content, etc.) that it's a skip link and not 
>an attempt to manipulate the search ranking.
>Character count is important because alt text on a skip link is usually 
>only a couple of words.
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